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Biography of Joseph C. Blair

JOSEPH C. BLAIR. The success which has attended the efforts of Mr. Blair in the various occupations he has filled is by no means a matter of chance, nor was he in any sense an especial favorite of fortune, for when he started out in life for himself he began near the bottom of the ladder. In his case fortune smiled upon him as an agriculturist and as a public official because of his untiring efforts, his close and intelligent application to his duties, and his uprightness and honesty, which should bring success under any circumstances and in any field of labor. Mr. Blair is now the genial, courteous and capable county collector of Taney County, Missouri, and was born in Harlan County, Kentucky, at the headwaters of the Cumberland River, June 22, 1848. He was the eldest but one of a family of nine children born to Absalom and Nancy (Campbell) Blair. The father was also a native of Harlan County, Kentucky, born in 1816, and the son of Joseph Blair, who was a native of North Carolina. The latter married in North Carolina, and he and wife were early set-tlers of Kentucky, in which State he lived to a good old age, engaged in tilling the soil. Absalom Blair became a farmer in his native county, and there passed his entire life, dying in 1886. He was a Republican in politics, and during the late war served eighteen months in Company F, Forty-seventh Kentucky Regiment. He was a good soldier and took part in some of the prominent battles. He married Miss Nancy Campbell, a native of...

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